Friday, 17 November 2017

Tutorial: Sweater knit poncho

Tutorial: Sweater knit ponchoSew4Home shows how you can create a warm and stylish poncho for this winter from sweater knit fabric.  It looks so cozy for those cold winter days! The edges are bound (so no fraying) and it’s finished off with large … Read More...



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Tutorial: Felted sweater Christmas tree

Tutorial: Felted sweater Christmas treeClaire from Pillar Box Blue shows how you can create these sweet little Christmas trees from felted sweaters.  The little trees have twigs for trunks and “leaves” cut from old sweaters.  They’d make a cozy little forest grouping on your … Read More...



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Because Really It’s All about the Pie

i love pie cross stitchThe other day I shared a cross-stitch pattern that talked about pie, so it feels right to also share this one, from Sewingseed, which really breaks down what the Thanksgiving holiday is about for so many people.

I still … Read More...



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Additional Personalised Rectangle Charms For Keyrings

Our engraved personalized Aluminium rectangle charms measuring approx 4cm in length.  Made with a personalised name for our ‘my heart belongs to….’keyring

We can personalize this with anything you like engraved on your pendant, up to 25 letters on (please bare in mind the more characters the smaller the writing)

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Up-cycled Belts in to Leather Cuffs

This easy and fun tutorial shows you how to make stylish leather cuffs from old belts and pieces of leather, paints and a Dremel tool. You can learn how to make these upcycled belt cuffs  here. Read More...



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Knit the Classic Hat of the Season: A Pompom Beanie

slouchy pompom hat knitting patternA lot of designers and stores are selling slouchy pompom beanies this year, because big knitting and pompoms are still on trend. Of course we know you don’t need to pay high-end prices for what’s actually a pretty simple knitting … Read More...



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Lego Storage Patchwork Bag

Let’s start with how great these Lego bags are! They are perfect for scooping up the lego or any other toy for that matter in one swift pull of the string. You can buy Lego bags here but how about … Read More...



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Handmade Gift Idea – Peppermint Bath Bombs

These Peppermint bath bombs are perfect for handmade Christmas gifts. Wrap these up or place them in a large glass jar.

The recipe is easy to follow and perfect for anyone trying to make Bath bombs for the first time. … Read More...



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DIY Gingerbread Man Pot

This Gingerbread man is the perfect little Christmas craft. He is great for gifting and if you fill him up with candy or homemade treats he becomes extra special. This Christmas craft tutorial is easy to follow and because of … Read More...



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Tutorial: How to sew kids pajama pants

Tutorial: How to sew kids pajama pantsPajama pants are always a fun Christmas present for kids – especially when you give them on Christmas Eve so the lucky recipient can wear them Christmas morning.  Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shows how you can … Read More...



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Project: One Layer Water Colored Winter Bird Card

Project: One Layer Water Colored Winter Bird Card

This lovely holiday card designed by Jill Foster is only one layer so it’s great for mailing but it still looks like it has such depth because of the realistic way she colored the stamped image. Using Distress re-inkers she’ll … Read More...



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2018 Printable Monthly Calendar with Planner Extras

Start getting organized for the new year with this free 2018 printable Monthly Calendar and planner extras. Along with a beautifully designed calendar for each month, you’ll also get the free weekly planner, free faith planner and printable art to … Read More...



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Thursday, 16 November 2017

Tutorial: 5 useful serger techniques for sewing clothes

Tutorial: 5 useful serger techniques for sewing clothesIf you sew knitwear, a serger or overlocker can be a huge help. Laura from Sew Essential tells 5 useful techniques for sewing clothes on your serger – seams, neckbands, stabilized shoulder seams, hemming, and gathering.  She has instructions for … Read More...



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Project: Snowflake Card with DIY Metal Tags

Project: Snowflake Card with DIY Metal Tags

Stamp and design your own metal rimmed embellishments and tags with the Tag Press punch from Tim Holtz. Tamera put together this pretty snowflake cards with stamps, Distress inks and the Tag Press. Visit her blog Plays Well with PaperRead More...



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Tutorial: Personalized Christmas stocking teacher gift

Tutorial: Personalized Christmas stocking teacher giftTeacher gifts can be difficult.  You want them to be unique and meaningful, but you also don’t want to spend a lot of money on them – especially if you’ve got more than one teacher to buy for.  Melissa from … Read More...



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A Simple Way to Observe Snowflakes

observing snowflakesIt’s always fun when you have little ones around, to get out in the first snow of the year and try to really pay attention to it.

Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station has a great blog post about observing snowflakes, … Read More...



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Thanksgiving Psalm Printables

Thanksgiving is a tradition where family and friends come together to enjoy a lovely feast once a year. Before the turkey is carved and the plates are filled, take this time to bless the food, and say a special prayer … Read More...



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Essential Oils For DIY Candles

Today, many people may used candles scented with essential oils to experience the medicinal benefits contained in the oil. Many people also enjoy using them to alter the mood and ambiance of their environment.

But before you go throwing oils … Read More...



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How to make a stacked basket Christmas tree

Every year I make a new Christmas tree and this year my Christmas tree is a stack of recycled baskets painted with Testors Emerald Green Shimmer spray paint and accented with Red Rocket Glitter Burst Craft paint. This was … Read More...



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Give Your Tables and Chairs Elf Legs for the Holidays

elf shoe table leg knitting patternThis project is so funny I just couldn’t resist sharing it.

How great would it be to equip your dining room tables and chairs with elf shoes for your holiday party? Or to yarn bomb a chair in your favorite … Read More...



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My Mini Christmas Flopsy Rabbit

First mini Flopsy Rabbit with scrummy soft fur are personalised and make a gorgeous gift for Christenings, Easter, Bridesmaid Gifts or New Babies!

Flopsy comes personalised with an engraved scalloped tag around her little neck tied with a soft satin ribbon in pale pink. We can engrave any message on your tag up to 50 characters per tag, making a personal and perfect gift for kids.

This is the mini version of our larger My First Flopsy  Rabbit and she comes equipt with a rattle for hours of entertainment

 

Features
• Super soft fur
• Personalised silver engraved tag
  • The size is 22cm

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My Mini Christmas Peter Rabbit

My Christmas First Peter Rabbit with scrummy soft fur are personalised and make a gorgeous gift for Christenings, Easter, Bridesmaid Gifts or New Babies!

Peter comes personalised with an engraved scalloped tag around his little neck tied with a red organza ribbon. We can engrave any message on your tag up to 50 characters per tag, making a personal and perfect gift for kids.

This is the mini version of our larger Peter Rabbit and he comes equipt with a rattle for hours of entertainment

 

Features
• Super soft fur
• Personalised silver engraved tag
  • Comes with natural cotton drawstring bag
  • The size is 22cm

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Etsy Handmade Business Feature JOcustomdesigns

These adorable HANDMADE gingerbread house earrings are a perfect gift for anyone who LOVES holiday earrings! You will not find any other like these. They are completely hand sculpted and have tiny details such as: windows, a wreath above the … Read More...



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Seafood Grazing Table

This seafood Grazing table is absolutely amazing! Perfect for the Australian Summer Christmas when everyone loves to throw a Shrimp on the Barbie.  Seriously though, this is the perfect grazing table for summer. Layers and layers of seafood are spread … Read More...



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Free Printable Unicorn Party Decorations

This freebie is for printable Unicorn party supplies. This freebie has free printable juice box covers, cupcake toppers and loads more Fun bright Unicorn design. You can grab all of the Free Unicorn party decoration ideas here. Read More...



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Tutorial: Metal frame purse with a sew-in frame

Tutorial: Metal frame purse with a sew-in frameI have a weakness for metal frame purses.  They’ve always seemed so fancy, so ladylike to me.  Melissa from Polka Dot Chair shows how to sew a metal frame purse with a sew-in frame.  You can buy the frames in … Read More...



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Product Review: Card Maker’s Rotating Design Board

Product Review: Card Maker's Rotating Design Board

Awhile back I reviewed The Rotating Design Board (click here if you missed it)  from Totally Tiffany and now I’m excited to bring you a look at the newest size, the Card Maker’s Rotating Design Board. It’s a smaller … Read More...



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Printable Wine Bottle Gift Tags 

Don’t forget a gift for the host this holiday season! These printable wine bottle gift tags are easy and make a fun and festive gift too! If you don;t want to use them as gift tags, you can cut off … Read More...



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You Belong To Me Personalised Keyring

Our Engraved and Personalised ”This Nanny/Mummy/Daddy Belongs To..’ Stainless Steel Heart Keyring – with additional stainless steel rectangles – Please select number of Rectangles you would like on your keychain from the drop down menu.
Attached to a silver plated keychain.
*Each Rectangle will be engraved with the children’s name(s) of your choice

All keyrings come with one name rectangle additional name rectangles are available to purchase from the drop down menu.

Of course, we can change the word ‘Grandma/Nan/Nanny to a word of your choice – eg; Granny, Gran,etc.

Our Keyrings are made from stainless steel and come in an organza gift bag.

 

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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Tutorial: Knotted fleece rainbow scarf, no sewing required

Tutorial: Knotted fleece rainbow scarf, no sewing requiredYou don’t need to know how to sew to make a cute fluffy rainbow scarf.  Meaghan from The Decorated Cookie shows how you can make this knotted fleece scarf – no sewing required!  The knotted fleece strips are soft and … Read More...



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Tutorial and pattern: Baby car seat head support pillow

Tutorial and pattern: Baby car seat head support pillowSahana from Vikalpah shows how you can sew a baby car seat head support pillow.  The pillow will help keep baby’s head from flopping over when he falls asleep in a car seat – and babies always seem to fall … Read More...



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How to make recycled fall leaves luminaries

I’m pretty sure just about all of us keep a few recycled jars around ready to craft with. Right? Well, I bet you will want to get some out and gather up a few fall leaves on your next walk … Read More...



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Celebrate a Geeky Thanksgiving

thanksgiving buffy the vampire slayerSomehow I have managed to never watch “Buffy, the Vampire Slayer,” but I know that’s where this quote comes from.

It’s a darn cute pattern even if you don’t want to include the words, you could just stitch the turkey.… Read More...



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Paper Bag Advent Calendar

This Christmas craft tutorial shows you how to make a simple advent calendar using brown paper bags, string and pegs.

What you need

24 brown paper bags
4 mts of 5 yards of string or cord
24+ wooden pegs
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Christmas Recipe – Milk Chug Snowman


Perhaps you’re hosting winter play date and looking for something to serve or maybe you are having Egg nog for the adults and need something for the kids.
Making them is so simple, and the kids will love to drink … Read More...



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Get Your Christmas Knitting Started with Red Heart

fair isle santas red heartI’m still in a bit of denial about how soon the holidays will be here, but if you are more of a planner than I am (and you should be!), you might be interested to know about Red Heart’s 12Read More...



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Project: Christmas Countdown Calendar

Project: Christmas Countdown Calendar

Count down to the holidays with this DIY project. Paula Cheney used lots of different crafting supplies from Tim Holtz to make this stunning mixed media Christmas Countdown Calendar. Visit her blog One Lucky Day for step step photo directions … Read More...



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Video tutorial: Tips for sewing crepe fabric

Video tutorial: Tips for sewing crepe fabricI have a love/hate relationship with crepe fabric.  I love how it looks and the drape makes it perfect for many types of garment sewing, but I find it difficult to work with.  Tovah from Professor Pincushion has a video … Read More...



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Printable Watercolor Invitation Template for Thanksgiving

Your guests will love receiving this gorgeous watercolor invitation to Thanksgiving dinner. I recommend printing on luscious textured card stock for an extra special touch. You can customize these by opening the file in Photoshop, online at Canva or even … Read More...



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Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Poinsettia ornaments made with little poinsettia leaf canes and a bit of sculpting. Simple but pretty elegant. Sandy has many other videos on her channel. If you want to do more traditionally red poinsettia bracts / leaves make the … Read More...



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Tutorial: Ruffle fabric notebook cover

Tutorial: Ruffle fabric notebook coverAll it takes to transform a plain composition book into a journal is a nice fabric cover, and Amy from Amerooonie Designs shows how you can make one.  Her notebook cover is color blocked from two fabrics and also has … Read More...



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Download: Christmas Cut Files

Download: Christmas Cut Files

Craft Bundles offers amazing monthly deals on bundles of fonts, printables, SVG, cutting files and more at great prices. To get a taste what they offer you can download some of their freebies like this cute Jolly Christmas set. Create … Read More...



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Peter Rabbit Jack In The Box

A traditional Jack in the box featuring Beatrix Potter’s most famous friend, Peter Rabbit. Beautifully made, it looks lovely as a decorative piece in baby’s nursery and is sure to provide hours of entertainment for children too. Peter appears holding a radish in his hand when you wind the handle.

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STEM Inspiration: Lego Thanksgiving Centerpieces

lego turkeyYour kid (or you) might not be able to create these amazing Thanksgiving centerpieces and projects with Legos that were featured on Apartment Therapy, but they might provide fantastic inspiration for you to put a little DIY and STEM fun … Read More...



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Tutorial: DIY Hair Towel Wrap

Tutorial: DIY Hair Towel WrapThere are people who can wrap a towel around their wet hair after a shower, and balance that thing on their head and keep it from coming undone.  I am not one of those people.  Emily from Life Sew Savory … Read More...



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Giveaway- Stitch Camp: 18 Crafty Projects for Kids & Tweens

Giveaway- Stitch Camp: 18 Crafty Projects for Kids & Tweens – Learn 6 All-Time Favorite Skills: Sew, Knit, Crochet, Felt, Embroider & Weave

Leave a comment in today’s post by November 23, 2017 and you are in the running for … Read More...



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Embroidery Chart – Farmhouse Design

This primitive Embroidery chart or pattern is adorable and free. You can grab this free pattern to use for punch embroidery, cross stitch and more. The free chart is available to download over at Farmhousenotforgotten.

Farmhousenotforgotton is run by a … Read More...



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How to decide who to invite to your wedding

This article by Allthingsweddingutah.com tells you how to decide who get’s to come to your big wedding day and who doesn’t. It’s hard to imagine that you need to be told how to pick and choose people you love, but … Read More...



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Got Kids Who Love Finger Knitting? Try Making a Hat

how to finger knit a hatMy daughter is 8, and she and most of her classmates are pretty obsessed with finger knitting right now. They love being able to make something wherever they go, and luckily I’ve donated a lot of yarn to the school … Read More...



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